Botanical Name:    Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Common Name(s):    Peacock flower
Plant Type:    Shrub or Small tree
Height:    10.00 to 20.00 feet
Spread:    6.00 to 12.00 feet
Bloom Time:    Blooms all year
Bloom Color(s):    Yellow, Orange, Red
Range:    Tropical America
Caesalpinia pulcherrima (Pride of Barbados, Red Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Peacock Flower) is a species of flowering plant in the pea family. It is native to tropical America. It is a fast-growing upright shrub or small tree that grows to 4-8 ft. (1.2-2.4 m) tall by 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m) wide. The leaves are bipinnate, 12-26 cm long, bearing 4-8 pairs of pinnae, each with 7-11 pairs of leaflets 1–2 cm long and 4–8 mm broad, oblong or obovate. The flowers are borne in racemes up to 25 cm long, each flower with five yellow, orange or red petals. Grow in full sun or part shade and medium moisture, fertile, well drained soils.
Sun:    Full sun
Soil:    Fertile, Well drained soils.